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Dorm Deco Ideas and Space Saving Tips
  • Posted:
  • October 7, 2014

Living in the dorms can feel like such a drag, I mean how are you supposed to express yourself in a 12 x 9 ft. room meant for two?  Basically you have a whole 6 x 4.5 ft. to call your own and do whatever your creative heart desires, but what if your creativity light bulb is out? We are here to help with that! Here are some cool DIY ideas to help save space and make your dorm room the coolest on the floor!

  • Do you have tons of shoes and always keep them either shoved under your bed or in a bin somewhere? Build your very own shoe rack, it stacks up tall so it won’t take up much room and it looks cool too! All you need is PVC pipes and hot glue. Add creativity points by painting your PVC pipes your favorite colors to stand out! This is what it should look like.
  • Create your own DIY clipboard, perfect for hanging all your favorite photos and important papers for a cheap price! Once filled, it looks super fun and creative on your wall – Click here to learn how to make it.
  • For the ladies:  Instant Jewelry hanger using accordion hooks! All you need to do it paint it any color you’d like and attach it to the wall horizontally. Hang all your favorite pieces of jewelry to seal the deal and you have yourself and cute and convenient jewelry hanger!
  • Want to decorate your room in an instant? Use a dark sharpie and draw some cool and creative designs, plug it into your desk lamp and viola – your walls will be instantly decorated with your designs!
  • Do you and your roomie need a little space apart… but can’t seem to find it? Now you can have a little time to yourselves with your “room separator” beaded curtain. Okay, so you’re not completely separated, but at least it looks cute! Check out an example here!
  • Can’t seem to get enough? Here are 16 more DIY Dorm Room Deco Ideas!